A Broken Housing System that Works Well

13 February 2020
Rowland Atkinson and Keith Jacobs introduce their new book 'What do we know and what should we do about housing?'

Remembering Professor Ray Forrest

27 January 2020
Alex Marsh reflects on the life and career of Professor Ray Forrest who sadly passed away in January 2020

Welcome to the New Website of the Housing Studies Association

16 January 2020
Phil Brown - HSA Chair - introduces our new website and sets out the HSA's plans for the coming years

Getting to the Root

7 January 2020
In this first HSA co-blog, Emma Lindley and Simon Taylor discuss the root causes of homelessness

Remembering and Reflecting on my Time with HSA

5 December 2019
Jenny Galbraith summarises her experiences of becoming involved with the HSA as an early-career researcher

Students and Early Career Researchers: Do Not Fear Conferences!

7 November 2019
Christian Zielinski reflects on his first time at a HSA conference

Scottish Housing Day: 'Housing is a Human Right'

25 October 2019
A reflection on two Scottish Housing Day events

Make Planning Great Again

10 October 2019
Housing Debates at the UK & Ireland Planning Research Conference 2019

Young British Adults’ Homeownership Circumstances

24 September 2019
Ellie Suh discusses findings from research on the role of family financial support in young British adults’ entry to homeownership.

Querying the Legitimacy of a Housing Takeover and Property Rights in the Philippines

6 September 2019
Research on Occupy Bulacan – a housing takeover movement in the Philippines by Hazel Dizon

The Professionalisation of Short-Term Letting in London

23 August 2019
Tom Simcock discusses the rise of Airbnb in London

Reflecting on the Social Policy Association Conference 2019

16 August 2019
Katie Colliver describes her experience of attending the Social Policy Association 2019 conference

Home ownership and the power of the collective

24 June 2019
Abi Woodward explains the use of informal economic activities which enable home ownership among Pakistani Muslims in Sheffield.

The “undeserving poor”: Do multiply excluded homeless people experience poorer service interactions?

14 June 2019
Edith England develops the concept of 'multiple exclusion homelessness'

Control, Security & Praxis: Rethinking Home

2 May 2019
Craig Gurney considers how the 2019 HSA conference shed new light on the concept of home

The (dis)empowering potential of Health Smart Homes

2 April 2019
Rachel Creaney discusses her PhD research on Health Smart Homes

Building on What We Know: Fault Lines for Housing Research?

19 March 2019
Alan Murie takes a historical look at housing tenure and questions the relevance of tenure for the future of housing studies

The role of housing in tackling domestic abuse

28 January 2019
Dora Welker discusses Sanctuary Schemes for domestic violence victims

Doing Housing Research: Methods and Reality – 30th November

19 December 2018
Jenny Galbraith and Emma Harrison reflect on their HSA-funded event on research methods and challenges within housing studies

Rethinking social housing: how evidence should drive practice

23 October 2018
Yoric Irving-Clarke outlines key findings from the CIH's 'Rethinking Social Housing' research

The UK Immigration Act and the Right to Rent: Landlord Survey

11 September 2018

In this blog, Sharon Leahy and Trudi Tokarczyk (University of St Andrews) and Kim McKee (University of Stirling) outline their research about the ‘Right to Rent’ and ask for input from landlords.

Housing Studies: A Practitioner’s Guide

31 July 2018

In this blog, Emma Lindley (Housing Strategy Lead at Ashfield District Council) calls for a greater connection between housing academics and practitioners.

Housing 2018 - Event Summary

11 July 2018

Dr Yoric Irving-Clarke (Policy and Practice Research Officer, Chartered Institute of Housing) discusses the key events and messages of Housing 2018 held on 25-27 June. 

HSA Sponsored Event – The Immigration Act and Public Services

4 July 2018
Kim McKee and Sharon Leahy reflect on their UK Immigration Act symposium

Constructing the Housing Crisis

19 June 2018
Julia Heslop and Emma Ormerod discuss what is meant by a 'housing crisis'

Joining Together and Promoting the Value of Social Housing Research

11 May 2018
Simon Williams and Tony Price discuss the first joint meeting of RUSH and the Northern Regional Research Group

Queery-ing Housing Studies

3 May 2018
Peter Matthews discusses inequalities across housing organisations for LGBT+ people

Why this Research-Led Housing Conference is Worth your Time

16 April 2018
Councillor Paul Smith explains why non-academics should get involved with HSA

Domestic Abuse and Housing: Reflections from the CIH/University of Essex Conference

3 April 2018
Yoric Irving-Clarke reflects on a conference about domestic abuse and housing

Research and Practice in Lock-Step

20 March 2018
Tony Stacey discusses the role of practitioners and researchers in addressing housing issues in the UK

Careers in Housing – The Lecturer’s Perspective

9 March 2018
Helen Taylor discusses why she loves teaching Housing Studies

HSA Conference 2018, Five Weeks to Go!

6 March 2018
Joe Crawford and Tony Manzi provide a sneek peak of this year's HSA conference

Youth Unemployment, Welfare Stigmatization and Mental Health

7 December 2017
Chris Devany reflects on an ESRC Festival of Social Sciences event

Autumn Budget 2017

24 November 2017
Gavin Smart discusses the place of housing in the Autumn Budget

The Public’s Housing – Towards a National Housing Movement?

10 November 2017
Rowland Atkinson provides an overview of an event at the Sheffield Festival of Debate

Lord Bob Kerslake’s speech at the Housing Studies Association Autumn Lecture, October 2017

28 October 2017
A transcript of Lord Kerslake's speech at the HSA Autumn Lecture 2017

Addressing the UK Housing Challenge: the Housing Studies Association Autumn Lecture 2017

28 October 2017
Beth Watts summarises the HSA's first ever Autumn Lecture

National Housing Federation Conference 2017: Social Housing and the Search for Clarity

5 October 2017
Brian Robson reflect on the NHF 2017 conference

Introducing the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence

28 September 2017
Ken Gibb introduces CaCHE and the first HSA Autumn Lecture

News from the Housing Studies Association and why you should join now

25 September 2017
Beth Watts, HSA Chair, describes the benefits of becoming an HSA member

RC21 Conference Blog: Financialisation and Urban Global Justice

18 September 2017
Ben Pattison reflects on the 2017 RC21 conference

Housing: The Electorate Strikes Back?

14 August 2017
Brian Lund reflects on the role of housing in the 2017 General Election

Thinkhouse – Linking Research and Decision-Making in Housing

3 August 2017
Richard Hyde discusses the motivations behind setting up Thinkhouse

Making the Private Rented Sector Work for People in Poverty

25 July 2017
Amy Beckett reflects on a joint JRF and CIH event about private renting

Putting the “Social” back in “Social Housing”? Thoughts from Housing 2017

7 July 2017
Yoric Irving-Clarke reflects on the 2017 CIH conference

The Impact of Inequality: Reflections on Grenfell

3 July 2017
Tony Manzi discusses the failure of three policy strands in the context of the Grenfell Tower fire

Being Homeless Twice: The Migrant Experience of Homelessness

21 June 2017
Valerie Karn prize winner Regina Serpa presents key themes from her successful paper

Homelessness Reduction Act 2017: Solution to the Housing Crisis in England?

7 June 2017
Jenny Hoolachan presents an overview of an event titled 'Homelessness Conference 2017: Solutions to the Housing Crisis’

Housing Studies in a Time of Crisis

10 April 2017
Beth Watts reflects on the Housing Studies Association Conference 2017

Homelessness and the Private Rented Sector

6 December 2016
Joe Crawford provides an overview of an HSA-funded event

Tackling Homelessness: Developing and Sharing Best Practice

24 November 2016
Jennifer Harris provides an overview of a one-day research event 'Tackling Homelessness: Developing and Sharing Best Practice'

Defining and Measuring Housing Affordability in the PRS Using the Minimum Income Standard

29 August 2016
Lydia Marshall from NatCen provides an overview of her 2016 ENHR conference paper

Housing in Uncertain Times. Report from the 2016 CIH Conference

20 July 2016
Helen Taylor discusses the key themes of the 2016 CIH conference.

Report from the RGS London Housing Seminar

8 July 2016
Tony Manzi provides an overview of the 2016 RGS London Housing Seminar

Early Career Researcher’s Funding Workshop

27 April 2016
An overview of the ECR workshop that took place during the 2016 HSA conference

Three Futures

26 April 2016
Jules Birch asks 'what does the future hold for housing?'

Getting Housing in Perspective: Reflections on Research and Journalism

13 April 2016
Jules Birch reflects on the differences between academics and journalists in understanding housing.

Housing Generation Rent in Scotland

30 June 2015
Kim McKee and Jennifer Hoolachan launch a new report on Generation Rent in Scotland.
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